UN Day Celebration: Focus on UN SDGs - Georgia Tech faculty Prof. Anna Stenport and Prof. Beril Toktay to receive "Education Impact Awards"

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday October 28, 2019
      5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: The Bill Moore Student Success Center at Georgia Tech, 225 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
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  • Fee(s):
    Free. Please RSVP at una-atlanta-unday2019.eventbrite.com
  • Extras:
    Free food
Contact

Dr. Sebnem Ozkan
AGSC Associate Director
sebnem.ozkan@gatech.edu

 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Join the UN Association-Atlanta and the Atlanta Global Studies Center as we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations. Learn how #climatechange is impacting various industries and what solutions are being implemented. Learn about the UN’s SDGs.

Full Summary: Join the United Nations Association (UNA)-Atlanta Chapter and the Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC) as we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations. Attendees will learn how #climatechange is impacting various industries and what solutions are being implemented. Learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals from various perspectives, including private companies, nonprofits, universities, and K-12 students. We are also delighted to announce that Prof. Anna StenportChair and Professor, School of Modern Languages, Founding co-Director, AGSC at Georgia Tech, and AGSC Affiliated Faculty Prof. Beril Toktay, Director of Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business & Chair and Professor of Operations Management in Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, will receive the “Education Impact Award” from the UNA-Atlanta for their contributions to sustainability studies and education for sustainable development.

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UN Day Celebration

Monday, October 28, 2019 | 5-8 pm

The Bill Moore Student Success Center at Georgia Tech
225 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Registration and Reception at the Hall of Scuccess
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Panel discussions and award ceremony at the Clary Theatre

RSVP at una-atlanta-unday2019.eventbrite.com

Join the United Nations Association (UNA)-Atlanta Chapter and the Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC) as we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations. Attendees will learn how #climatechange is impacting various industries and what solutions are being implemented. Learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals from various perspectives, including private companies, nonprofits, universities, and K-12 students.

We are also delighted to announce that Prof. Anna StenportChair and Professor, School of Modern Languages, Founding co-Director, AGSC at Georgia Tech, and AGSC Affiliated Faculty Prof. Beril Toktay, Director of Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business & Chair and Professor of Operations Management in Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, will receive the “Education Impact Award” from the UNA-Atlanta for their contributions to sustainability studies and education for sustainable development.

Keynote Speakers:

- John Lanier, Executive Director of Ray C. Anderson Foundation
- Beril Toktay, Director of Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business & Chair and Professor of Operations Management in Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech
Anna Westerstahl Stenport, Chair and Professor, School of Modern Languages, Founding co-Director, The Atlanta Global Studies Center at Georgia Tech

Panelists:

- Peluchi Flores, Director of STEAM, Atlanta International School
- Na’taki Osborne Jelks, Co-founder/Board Chairperson, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance
- Venkatesh Kini, Co-founder & COO, Ubuntoo
- Alyson Laura, Faculty Member, U.S. Green Building Council
- Ande Noktes, Head of School, Midtown International School
- Legna Perez, Senior Associate Operations and Protocol, United Nations Foundation
- Leonard Robinson, Co-founder, Sustainable Smyrna
- Sandra Switzer, Director of Sustainability, The Lovett School
- Shane Totten, Director of Education and Research, The Southface Institute
- Nalat Phanit Black, UNSDGs Committee Director, UNA-USA Atlanta Chapter

Sponsored by:
United Nations Association of the United States of America - Atlanta Chapter
Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC)
Scheller College of Business Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business
Serve-Learn-Sustain at Georgia Tech
Regional Center of Expertise (RCE)-Greater Atlanta 

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
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Groups

Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Modern Languages, Serve-Learn-Sustain, Global Media and Cultures (GMC)

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Conference/Symposium
Keywords
sustainability, UN, UN SDGs, united nations
Status
  • Created By: aozkan30
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  • Created On: Oct 9, 2019 - 10:27pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 25, 2019 - 2:10pm